The Karhunkierros Hiking Trail (82 km) is now open for hiking

(Updated 20.5.2019)
The spring flood is now over and the Karhunkierros Hiking Trail (82 km) is open for hiking. The trail can be still wet and muddy in some places. The maintenance work of the trail and huts will start in the end of May 2019.

The cable boat is now in use at the Keroharju Trail

(Updated 20.5.2019)
The cable boat in the northern starting point of the Keroharju Trail is now in use. Please kindly pay attention not to draw the boat to the dry land. 

The picture of the cable boat was taken during the spring flood. The water level is now normal. Picture: Marko Niemelä / Metsähallitus.

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When forest and grass fire warnings are in effect, fire is only allowed at covered campfire sites that have a flue. A fire can be also lit in fireplaces at wilderness and other huts. Always use extreme caution when handling fire. Please note, that making fire at these campfire sites can be banned locally. 

Check the current warnings (en.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi).